Police: Urine-filled bottles becoming an issue in public parks

New Jersey State Police Superintendent Col. Patrick Callahan is reminding the public that there is “zero tolerance” for relieving one’s self inside of public parks.

News 12 Staff

May 11, 2020, 10:30 PM

Updated 1,432 days ago

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New Jersey State Police Superintendent Col. Patrick Callahan is reminding the public that there is “zero tolerance” for relieving one’s self inside of public parks.
This comes after reports that some parkgoers are leaving behind bottles filled with urine and feces. Restrooms inside of public parks are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The whole idea behind the parks is to give our citizens the ability to go out there and enjoy fresh air and have time outside,” said Callahan. “And that report from the Park Police was certainly disheartening, to say the least…We understand the bathrooms are closed, but people should plan accordingly and not be urinating in bottle sand leaving them behind.”
The colonel says that anyone caught engaging in this behavior will be issued a citation.
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